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Scheipen Thoms
Scheipen Thoms on the map of Memelland


Introduction

Scheipen Thoms, County Memel, East Prussia.

Name

Other Names and Spellings

Meaning of the Name

Several meanings are possible :

a) The most likely, by Paul Kwauka

  • Curonian "seps" = ship

see also

  • Old Prussian "šeipotas" = boatsman
  • "šcipis" = ship

b) According to A. Kurschat

  • Lithuanian "šepa" = cupboard
  • "šeporius" = carpenter, cabinet-maker

see also

  • Old Prussian "šeibukatis" = beech stick
  • "šeibukatas" = owner of a beech forest

General Information

  • Some large and small farms, 16 km north of Memel[9]

Political Structure

In 1785 royal village, in 1916 rural municipality, by cabinet decision (Dec.13th,1861) united with Pleicken Gerge and Szurlig Michel into a municipality district Scheipen Thoms (Amtsblatt 1862, pg. 23)[10]

On 13.12.1861: Pleicken Gerge becomes part of Scheipen Thoms[11]

On 13.12.1861: Szurlig Michel becomes part of Scheipen Thoms[12]

On 1.5.1939: Scheipen-Thoms becomes part of the municipality Nimmersatt. [13]

Church Structure

Evangelical Church

In 1912 Scheipen Thoms belonged to the parish of Karkelbeck, before 1904 (1888) to the parish of Deutsch Crottingen.

Roman-Catholic

In 1888 and in 1907 Scheipen Thoms belonged to the Catholic parish of Memel.

Civil Registration

In 1888 and in 1907 Scheipen Thoms belonged to the civil registration of Krottingen.


Inhabitants

History

In 1922:[14]

  • Michel Kurmis, 64 ha

Miscellaneous

Maps

Szeipen Toms on Schroetterkarte No. 1, (1796-1802) 1:50 000
© Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Schroetter Karte 1802, scale 1: 160 000
Schroetter Karte 1802, scale 1: 160 000
Scheipen Toms on Preußischen Urmesstischblatt No. 1, 1832
© Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Scheipen Toms on Preußischen Urmesstischblatt No. 1, 1860
© Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Scheipen-Thoms on Messtischblatt 0192 Nimmersatt (1912) with the municipal boundaries of 1938
© Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie
Municipality Nimmersatt with incorporated municipalities (1.5.1939) on Messtischblatt 0192 Nimmersatt (1912)
Scheipen Thoms incorporated into the big municipality of Nimmersatt.
© Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie


Chance Discoveries

Often people, who were not born locally in the area, are found mentioned in church books or other archive source material of a place. These findings are chance discoveries. Such findings are sometimes the only opportunity to break through the Brick Wall in research. On the following page you can add chance discoveries related to this place or even find one for yourself.


Private Sources of Information and Offers of Help with Research

On the following page, private (noncommercial !) genealogists conducting research on this place, and/or those willing to share genealogical information, perform searches or provide scans/copies etc. regarding this place, can add their contact details. All inquiries should be made directly to the listed researcher!

Data from the Genealogical Place Database (GOV)

GOV-Id THOOMSKO05MU
name
  • Scheipen-Thoms Source Wohnplatz 21.156 (deu)
  • Šaipai (1923) Source page 1085 (lit)
type
  • settlement
w-Number
  • 66132
external id
  • nima:-2618701
map
   

TK25: 192

Affiliations
Superordinate objects

Nimmersatt, Nemirseta, Nemerzatė (1939-05-01 -) ( rural municipality municipality ) Source

Memel (Hlste. Dreifaltigkeit), Klaipėda, Memel (1907) ( parish ) Source S.158/159

Scheipen-Thoms, Šaipai (- 1939-04-30) ( rural municipality ) Source Source

Karkelbeck (1907) ( parish ) Source S.158/159


Sources

  1. Diehlmann, Hans Heinz: Die Türkensteuer im Herzogtum Preußen 1540, Band 2, Memel - Tilsit, Verein für Familienforschung in Ost- und Westpreußen Hamburg 2006, the so-called Turkish taxes in the duchy of Prussia from 1540
  2. Dietrich Lange: Geographisches Ortsregister Ostpreußen einschließlich des Memelgebietes, des Soldauer Gebietes und des Reg.-Bez. Westpreußen (1919-1939),a geographical register of places in East Prussia
  3. Schroetterkarte (1796-1802), scale 1:50000
  4. Schroetterkarte (1802), scale 1:160000
  5. Urmesstischblatt von 1834 u. 1862
  6. Urmesstischblatt von 1862
  7. Standesamt Crottingen Heiraten 1876, civil registration Crottingen, marriages from 1876
  8. Messtischblatt 0192 Nimmersatt (1912) © Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie
  9. Dietrich Lange: Geographisches Ortsregister Ostpreußen einschließlich des Memelgebietes, des Soldauer Gebietes und des Reg.-Bez. Westpreußen (1919-1939),a geograhical register of places
  10. Johannes Sembritzki, Geschichte des Kreises Memel, Memel, 1918,a history of the county Memel
  11. Dr. Gause, Fritz: Neue Ortsnamen in Ostpreußen seit 1800, Königsberg 1935, Sonderschrift Nr. 53 des VFFOW,new names of the places
  12. Dr. Gause, Fritz: Neue Ortsnamen in Ostpreußen seit 1800, Königsberg 1935, Sonderschrift Nr. 53 des VFFOW
  13. Amtsblatt Gumbinnen 1939: Neugliederung der Gemeinden und Gutsbezirke im ehemaligen Memelland ab 1. Mai 1939, S. 64ff,
    http://www.memelland-adm.de/Archiv/13 Verwaltungsbezirke/index.htm
  14. Landwirtschaftliches Güter-Adressbuch für die Provinz Ostpreußen mit Anhang Memelland, 4. Auflage, Leipzig 1922, an agricultural addressbook for East Prussia from1922
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